The mission of SCUBAnauts International is to educate teens in the marine sciences, enabling them to make a positive impact on the environment and empowering them to become tomorrow’s leaders.

November Trip Successful Despite Weather

Despite challenging weather conditions, six nauts completed six dives each and built lasting friendships during a November trip to Summerland Key to participate in coral restoration activities and honor their friend Zack Morris, who passed in May 2019.

Underwater Photogrammetry Scheduled for SCUBAnauts

SCUBAnauts Tech Opportunity SCUBAnauts International and Protean Industries are teaming up to offer a-4 day course in underwater photogrammetry, laser use, and 3D modeling, just for members! Participants will learn deployment techniques and operation procedures in...

Coral Restoration in North Carolina

Coral Restoration: Not the Same All Over Coral restoration in the Carolinas has not taken off quite as rapidly as the mainstream coral restoration movement in Florida and the Bahamas. This could be based on...

Moody Gardens Aquarium

Behind (and Under) the Scenes Moody Gardens is an amazing aquarium in Galveston, Texas. SCUBAnauts International was given the opportunity to have a behind-the-scenes tour in their facility, and along the way was immersed in a whole different world of diving. Diving...

Neutral Buoyancy Lab: The Stuff Astronauts are Made Of

Neutral Buoyancy Lab Backstage Pass On August 8th, while in Texas for the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary dive trip, SCUBAnauts International experienced a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to visit...

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Fresh Look at an Amazing Trip

Fresh Look at an Amazing Trip

Start the Day Right! After a good night’s sleep, all the nauts woke up bright and early, bubbling with anticipation and excitement for the day ahead. Four dives were on the agenda, and everyone had prepared their gear the night before so that in the morning we could...

SCUBAnauts Expand Summer Science Efforts

SCUBAnauts Expand Summer Science Efforts

Mission-Driven Trips In keeping with our mission to build character and leadership, SCUBAnauts International offers a wide variety of experiences, both in and out of the water, throughout the year. As a Dive Safety Officer and Chapter Scientist for many years, my...

Sci-Diver Trains Teens as Scientists

Sci-Diver Trains Teens as Scientists

Safety First with Sci-Diver Training SCUBAnauts practice safety above all else. This weekend in April was no exception as the Nauts practiced safety skills at the Long Center in Clearwater for day one of...

Peace River Fossil Hunt, Can You Dig it ?

Peace River Fossil Hunt, Can You Dig it ?

From time to time, SCUBAnauts find adventure above--well, somewhat above--the water line. This time, we ventured to Arcadia State Park along the Peace River for some fossil hunting in central Florida. Fossil...

Florida Oceans Day 2019

Florida Oceans Day 2019

SCUBAnauts Meet with Tallahassee Legislators We at SCUBAnauts take ocean conservation very seriously and love to help the environment in any way we can. Florida Oceans Day 2019 was held on Tuesday, April 2nd in Tallahassee. Four nauts and three adult leaders drove up...

Dive Safety Rescued by Camaraderie

Dive Safety Rescued by Camaraderie

By Cordelia C.For many new nauts, the prospect of SLAM training may seem like a drag. It's hours of classwork and note taking and then more time in the pool completing boring exercises just so you can finally get to do the fun dives. However, SLAM is a bonding...

Up Close and Personal with Prehistoric Creatures

Up Close and Personal with Prehistoric Creatures

by Sophia R., SCUBAnaut Second Class, Women Diver's Hall of Fame Scholarship Recipient This weekend I had the pleasure along with 14 other SCUBAnauts to go shark tagging. We drove down to Fort Lauderdale...

Parent Perception: Nauts are Prepared

Parent Perception: Nauts are Prepared

By Elaine Ziska, proud parent I'm SO happy my kids were able to have the experience of Saturday's shore dive and really appreciate the adults who helped.  It isn't easy to get kids experiences which really challenge them physically, emotionally and...